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Monday

Individuals from all walks of life join together at Silent Book Clubs around the world to socialize, meet new people and trade book recommendations. When the bell rings, it's reading time, and people can read whatever they like, as long as it's in silence. Jonathan McHugh/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Sunday

Members of the Japanese American Mochida family, in Hayward, Calif., await relocation to an incarceration camp during World War II. Dorothea Lange/Getty Images hide caption

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Friday

Elizabeth Vega and Jamell Spann became friends after Vega comforted an emotional Spann while they were protesting in Ferguson, Mo., as strangers in 2014. Dupe Oyebolu for StoryCorps hide caption

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'What You Did Changed Me': Ferguson Protesters Found Friendship Amid Unrest

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Thursday

A photo shows Jordan Anchondo (left) and her husband, Andre Anchondo, with two of their children. The couple died last weekend when a gunman stormed a Walmart in El Paso, killing at least 22 people and wounding more than two dozen others. Courtesy of Tito Anchondo hide caption

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Craig and Amanda Farrell in September 2017. Courtesy of the Farrell family hide caption

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As She Fought Mental Illness, She Found Love Along The Way

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Sunday

Russi Taylor and her husband, Wayne Allwine, pose with their characters, Minnie and Mickey Mouse, at the 2008 Disney Legends Ceremony at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images hide caption

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Christi holds a migrant child's hand as they walk to the swimming pool. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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'I Know That They're Cared For.' Why One Mom Has Chosen To Foster Migrant Children

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Saturday

Psychologist Dr. Julie Rickard at American Behavioral Health Systems (ABHS) Parkside in Wenatchee, Wash., on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Dr. Rickard, the Program Director at ABHS Parkside, founded a regional suicide prevention coalition in 2012 and is launching one of the nation's few pilot projects to train staff and engage fellow residents to address suicides in long-term care. Jovelle Tamayo for NPR hide caption

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Isolated And Struggling, Many Seniors Are Turning To Suicide

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Friday

Rescued migrants sit on the coast of Khoms, some 100 kilometres (60 miles) from the Libyan capital Tripoli, on July 26, 2019. About 145 migrants were rescued by the Libyan coastguard, and survivors had reported that about 150 people remained missing. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

Julia and Joel Helfman, shown at their StoryCorps interview in Philadelphia in 2019, met in 1943 and were married six years later. Eleanor Vassili/StoryCorps hide caption

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A Bronx Tale: Childhood Neighbors Celebrate 7 Decades Of Love

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Sunday

In this May 13 photo provided by the National Park Service, this female California condor spreads her wings. Biologists have confirmed that she laid an egg that has hatched and there is a new baby condor at Zion National Park. National Park Service/AP hide caption

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Friday

Greg Force and Abby Force at StoryCorps in Greenville, S.C. Alletta Cooper/StoryCorps hide caption

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How A 10-Year-Old Boy Helped Apollo 11 Return To Earth

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Wednesday

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, a late entry to the 2020 race, hopes his red-state credentials will help him connect with voters. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Steve Bullock Vows To Disentangle 'Dark Money' From Politics

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Tuesday

Sunday

Tyler Holland guides his bike through the water as winds from Tropical Storm Barry push water from Lake Pontchartrain over the seawall Saturday. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Saturday

Albert Almora Jr. of the Chicago Cubs is comforted by Jason Heyward after a young child was injured by a foul ball off Almora's bat. The accident happened on May 29 in the fourth inning of a game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Bob Levey/Getty Images hide caption

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After Numerous Foul Ball Fan Injuries, Baseball Reconsiders Protective Netting

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Thursday

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg stands for a portrait in Washington D.C. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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Buttigieg Proposes Broad Plan To Counter Racial Inequality

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Sunday

A man reads a book on his e-book reader device. In July, Microsoft will be deleting its e-book library and ceasing all e-book sales. Joerg Sarbach/AP hide caption

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Microsoft Closes The Book On Its E-Library, Erasing All User Content

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